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The Great House

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangunllo, Powys

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Latitude: 52.3335 / 52°20'0"N

Longitude: -3.1574 / 3°9'26"W

OS Eastings: 321231

OS Northings: 271230

OS Grid: SO212712

Mapcode National: GBR 9Z.V5BH

Mapcode Global: VH695.7M50

Entry Name: The Great House

Listing Date: 30 June 1992

Last Amended: 30 June 1992

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9115

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on the south eastern edge of Llangunllo village. Prominent main elevation set back with gardens fronting the through road.

County: Powys

Community: Llangunllo (Llangynllo)

Community: Llangunllo

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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Mid C18, re-fronted early C19.


Rubble stone, brick front, slate roofs. Two storey, L-plan main range with hipped roof to front portion and gabled roof with unequal slope to rear wing. Service wing of lower height to left is probably contemporary; a stone plinth is continuous along the length of the front elevation. Further narrow lean-to on extension at rear of service wing. Rebuilt brick uppers to stone stacks, stack to NW side projects.

Three-window front, ground floor openings wider and under flat brick arches; all replacement small-pane sashes of mid 1980's, brick cills. Elsewhere random arrangement of timber casements, some C19 with iron frames, small panes and original furniture. Central, wide, enclosed early C19 brick and timber porch with decorative bargeboards. Front door of six panels. Boarded doors to rear including first floor door on service wing gable end which formerly gave access to servants' quarters and woolstore.


Some original features survive. Right hand room has six panel, raised and fielded door, dado panelling and niche alcove above cupboard doors with H-hinges. The passage-way to the rear wing is framed with an ornate panelled arch and fluted pilasters. First floor doors of two panels with H/L hinges.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an attractive example of a period farmhouse with prominent village setting.

Group value with farmyard ranges to S

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